About Castlebridge Hospitality
The combined operation has significant expertise, particularly in internationally branded hotels and an asset strength approach focused on maximising owners’ returns.
With over 20 years’ experience in developing, owning and operating both internationally and privately branded hotels in the UK and Europe, Castlebridge Hospitality provides the proficiency, competence and knowledge to manage all stages: from design and construction; to opening and operation; and asset management and even disposal.
Currently managing 694 bedrooms; and with a further 1,019 in development, Castlebridge Hospitality offers a full operational solution, involved from the beginning design phase and are able to implement the most effective systems and controls from opening, managing trading growth to quickly reach established trade and ultimately maximising owners’ long term returns.
A key focus is delivering exceptional and creative food and beverage concepts by sourcing the finest talent in the industry, working exclusively with Masterchef 2015 winner, Simon Wood, and joint owner of 1 Michelin starred Harwood Arms, Mike Robinson. This allows each restaurant/bar concept to shine as its own profitable business even when located in city centres saturated with F&B outlets.
Castlebridge Hospitality has a combined experience of over 100 years, with long term relationships with International brands.
The executive board have managed several hotel groups including: Somerston Hotels (Atlas Hotels), Zinnia Hotels, St James`s Hotel Group, Historic House Hotels, Parkdale Holdings, Regal Hotel Group plc, Hotel Apartments plc, The Scotsman Group and Forestdale Hotels.
Following an agreement with Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) Castlebridge Hospitality delivered successfully to roll out 15 properties within the Holiday Inn Express brand eventually growing it to 47 hotels before acquisition by Lonestar.
Castlebridge Hospitality recently opened Hotel Indigo Stratford upon Avon and Hotel Indigo Chester and is currently developing two further Hotel Indigos in Bath and Coventry to open in 2020 and 2021. Both Bath and Stratford upon Avon are flagship properties for IHG.
In 2017 we acquired a long lease from the Authority at Birmingham Airport to develop a 178 bedroom Hilton Garden Inn. The hotel started trading in Q3 2018 but was then sold on opening. Castlebridge Hospitality now operate the hotel under a Management Agreement.
Our Values are our guiding principles…
We do the right thing
We respect one another
We take responsibility
We are one team
We are curious and always learning
We are adventurous and have fun
Our management team have more than 100 years worth of experience behind them in all areas of the hospitality industry.
They deal with operations, sales, marketing, revenue management, HR and have great links to many other areas as well as relationships with numerous international brands.
Head of HR
Group Financial Controller
Group Revenue Manager
Head of Sales
Who we work with
Castlebridge Hospitality has built up and maintains great relationships with a number of international brands who we still work closely with.
Castlebridge Group are our sister company and development arm of the business.
Hotel Indigo Stratford upon Avon has seen Executive Chef Mike Robinson bring his traditional approach to contemporary British cooking. A similar concept will be implemented at Hotel Indigo Bath as The Elder.
Set to open in 2020, alongside Hotel Indigo Bath, will be Executive Chef Mike Robinson’s The Elder Restaurant. Mike’s sustainable field to fork dining will bring a menu that is wild at heart, yet refined.
WOOD Chester at Hotel Indigo Chester, headed up by MasterChef Champion Simon Wood, is a restaurant offering a stylish yet relaxed dining experience, bringing together a menu of passion and creativity.